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Proskauer Garners 93 Tier-One Rankings in U.S. News-Best Lawyers 2013 "Best Law Firms"

Receives 30 National Tier-one Rankings and "Law Firm of the Year" in Insurance Law and Advertising Law

November 1, 2012 (New York) -- For the third consecutive year, Proskauer has earned broad recognition as one of the country's top firms by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers in their 2013 edition of "Best Law Firms."

The firm was recognized with 30 national and 63 metropolitan tier-one rankings, in addition to being named “Law Firm of the Year” in Insurance Law and Advertising Law, the only firm to receive this prestigious designation in each category.

Proskauer was awarded national tier-one recognition across 30 practices:

  • Advertising Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Entertainment Law - Music
  • Environmental Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Patent Law
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Sports Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Venture Capital Law

In the metropolitan rankings, the firm’s offices in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New Jersey, New Orleans, New York and Washington, DC, received 63 tier-one rankings:

Boston

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Chicago

  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy

Los Angeles

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Miami

  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

New Jersey

  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment

New Orleans

  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment

New York City

  • Advertising Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar - Governmental Investigations
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar - Litigation
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Entertainment Law - Music
  • Environmental Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation - Trusts & Estates
  • Patent Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Sports Law
  • Technology Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Washington, DC

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Venture Capital Law

 

The 2013 "Best Law Firms" rankings cover 80 national and 118 metropolitan practice areas. The rankings are based on surveys of lawyers and clients throughout the United States. Criteria on which clients and peers were asked to evaluate firms included such areas as expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, integrity and civility. All firm national tier-one rankings will be published in the November edition of U.S. News & World Report.